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    So first off i dont want to seem lazy with what im saying its just im trying to understand things and make sure i have everything understood.

    For ages i have been trying to find a career for me, i feel like i mainly go to art based careers so animation, architecture etc but not sure out of all the art careers out there which one to pick or even if that type of career is for me. What i'm noticing is that they all have long hours which to be honest is putting me off them. When looking up information on being animator a lot of people talk about doing 50+ hours in a week. Although if i need to i would do those hours its just that it feels like you wont have a social life from working those hours or even be able to do anything else but your job everyday. What about wanting a family, do you need to switch jobs to do this or go part time etc? As you may see i am very confused about the whole situation but want to make sure i know what i'm getting myself into i don't want to go into my life blind and regret everything.

    Thanks for any responses.
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    (Original post by Taiii)
    So first off i dont want to seem lazy with what im saying its just im trying to understand things and make sure i have everything understood.

    For ages i have been trying to find a career for me, i feel like i mainly go to art based careers so animation, architecture etc but not sure out of all the art careers out there which one to pick or even if that type of career is for me. What i'm noticing is that they all have long hours which to be honest is putting me off them. When looking up information on being animator a lot of people talk about doing 50+ hours in a week. Although if i need to i would do those hours its just that it feels like you wont have a social life from working those hours or even be able to do anything else but your job everyday. What about wanting a family, do you need to switch jobs to do this or go part time etc? As you may see i am very confused about the whole situation but want to make sure i know what i'm getting myself into i don't want to go into my life blind and regret everything.

    Thanks for any responses.
    In most jobs you have to work long hours and work you way up. Unless you work in healthcare nothing really is life or death so I can't imagine you will have to work those hours your entire career. Do what you enjoy and you will never have to worry about the hours.
 
 
 
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